Temporary Lane Closure(s) on Hyde Park Avenue and Plant Avenue to begin June 15, 2017 for Road Construction

06/15/17

(This is a revision to the Traffic Advisory sent out on June 7, 2017)

The next phase of the Hyde Park and Plant Avenue Safety Improvement Project will begin Thursday, June 15, 2017.  The City contractor will temporarily close lane(s) on Hyde Park Avenue between Kennedy Boulevard and De Leon Street daily for two (2) consecutive days from8:30 am to 2:30 pm beginning on June 15, 2017. On Saturday, June 17 at 6:30 am lane(s) will be closed as the contractor places the final layer of asphalt on the road. One (1) lane will remain open during construction at all times, with delays.  It is anticipated that all lanes on Hyde Park Avenue will be open to traffic by 12 noon on Saturday, June 17, 2017, weather permitting. 

The City of Tampa recommends that motorists use alternative routes to avoid traffic congestion on Hyde Park Avenue.  South Boulevard to De Leon Street (eastbound) can be used in lieu of Hyde Park Avenue to access Davis Islands.  For motorists traveling southbound on Hyde Park Avenue between Kennedy Boulevard and De Leon Street, please allow more time to drive southbound on Hyde Park Avenue from June 15, 2017 to June 17, 2017. 

Beginning on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 12 noon, the City contractor will place the final layer of asphalt on Plant Avenue from Brorein Street to Kennedy Boulevard.  Temporary lane closure(s) will occur on Plant Avenue between 12 noon and 8 pm on June 17, 2017. One (1) lane will remain open during construction at all times, with delays. It is anticipated that all lanes on Plant Avenue will be open to traffic by 8 pm on Saturday, June 17, 2017, weather permitting.

The City of Tampa recommends that motorists use alternative routes to avoid traffic congestion on Plant Avenue.  Bayshore Boulevard can be used northbound when leaving Davis Islands in lieu of Plant Avenue.  For motorists traveling northbound on Plant Avenue between Platt Street and Kennedy Boulevard, please allow more time to drive northbound on Plant Avenue on June 17, 2017. 

For additional information, please contact:

Don Cermeno, Construction Engineer

City of Tampa Contract Administration / Construction Management

(813) 635-3400; don.cermeno@tampagov.net

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